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Well Done, my ROLLING SWISS II!

With a week of delay (I caught a horrible cold) I arrived in Holland at the 23.10.2011, just a day after the General assembly of the CCS Motor yacht section in Lucerne. MY ROLLING SWISS II was laying calm and … Continue reading

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01.-08.10.2011 – Practical Radar-Training

Radar Training on Board 01.10. – 08.10.2011 Leaving Switzerland on Friday by train, Ernst, Rolf, Thomas and me reached Amsterdam Centraal Station early morning on Saturday where we found a quite promising weather. Marcel, our skipper already one week underway … Continue reading

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24.09.-01.10.2011 – Manoeuvering and skipper Training

We caught up the lost summer in the Netherlands. Driving at 20 knots we enjoyed wind and sun laying on the nicely holstered foredeck, wearing T-shirts and shorts only. Starting at Sixhaven, Amsterdam, we followed the East coast in short … Continue reading

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17.-24.09.2011 – Manoeuvres Training on the Dutch waters

Wow, what a luxury yacht! Were my first thoughts when I went for the first time on board of the Trader 42 “MY ROLLING SWISS II”. My Crewmembers Jacques, Anthony, Michael, Skipper Hanspeter and I started with our trip on Saturday … Continue reading

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10.-17.09.2011 – Inside Passage from Emden to Amsterdam

After a well organised and efficient journey we have reached our starting port Emden, where we took over MY ROLLING SWISS II on Saturday morning from the previous crew. After arranging the luggage, checking the storage, shopping, discovering Emden and … Continue reading

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03.-10.09.2011 – From Kiel to Emden with „Dieter“ and „Erich“

I arrived on that wonderful Saturday morning for my first motorboat trip at the harbour of Kiel, where Peter, our skipper, Lothar, his vice skipper, Georg and Stephan were already expecting me. After practicing in the harbour, we were driving … Continue reading

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27.08-03.09.2011 Heading back to Kiel – with gastronomical recommendations…

Our travelling via Hamburg took about 5 hours more than scheduled, due to a defect on the overhead contact line. However we reached Stralsund still on the same day. On Saturday we took over Rolling Swiss II in perfect condition … Continue reading

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20.-27.08.2011 Holidays around the island “Rügen”

20.08.2011 Stralsund – Barhöft We take over the MY ROLLING SWISS II at Stralsund. Once shopping and storing of food and beverages is done as usual we leave in direction Barhöff. During this short leg we become more familiar with our Trader … Continue reading

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13.–20.08.2011 Danish waters – some hard work of navigation

After a good instruction and handover by the old crew (many thanks to Rolf and Ueli), we departed from Copenhagen by rain. Each member of the new crew (Franz, Alexander, Edi and Patrik) made their first prudent manoeuvres with our … Continue reading

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06.–13.08.2011 Some days in the waters around Copenhagen

Diary of the cruise with extended picture gallery: Saturday, 06.08.2011 Kopenhagen – Rungsteg Taking over our ROLLING SWISS II, shopping food, getting safety instructions and leaving Christianshaven passing near the marvelous Little Mermaid. Sunday, 07.08.2011: Rungsted – Helsingor Maneuvering in … Continue reading

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